Hawthorn Berry Helps Relax Your Nerves
Saturday, July 28, 2012
Board Certified Clinical Nutritionist Byron J. Richards,
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In widespread use as a cardiovascular tonic, hawthorn berry is often used to help individuals stabilize erratic electric stimulation or regulation of the heart. In traditional Middle Eastern medicine the herb has also been used for stress, nervousness, sleep disorders, and pain control. Researchers have demonstrated scientific findings that now support the traditional use of this nutrient as a nerve relaxant1.
In a variety of animal experiments, researchers showed that hawthorn extracts lowered anxiety related behavior as well as spontaneous locomotor activities. Furthermore, using various models of pain stimulation they showed that hawthorn exerted potent painkilling properties that worked in opiod related pathways.
Hawthorn berry has always been a beneficial cardiovascular tonic and a valuable remedy for a jittery heart. We know that the structure of hawthorn berry flavonoids Plant compound that is associated with pigmentation. Flavonoids have been shown to modify allergens, viruses, inflammation, and various carcinogens. Found in green tea, citrus, berries, onions, parsley, red wine, dark chocolate, and others. enables them to attach to the heart and act directly to nourish the structure of the heart. This new data indicates hawthorn berry has multiple benefits, including a relaxation of excessive nerve or pain stimulation to the heart.
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